After an era where it was cool to be stingy, more and more Germans are discovering the joy of giving. Psychologist say altruism is the 'formula for happiness' and researchers are already calling it the latest trend.
Several films at this year's Berlinale tell of existential crises, immigration and the dark side of globalization - serious issues indeed. But there is also some cinematic joy to be had amidst the gloom.
Eurozone finance ministers have agreed in principle to a four-month extension to Greece's international loans package. Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem called it a "first step in this process of rebuilding trust."
In 1914, war broke out in Europe. Many children recorded their feelings, fears and joys in their diaries, letters and pictures. A hundred years later, our documentary “Small Hands in a Big War” brings them back to life.
Shops and restaurants from Seoul to San Francisco are luring customers with German-sounding names. But are they really German? Here are some of our favorite locations around the world.
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